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Current and completed reviews

​Completed reviews​​

Review titleDate publicly releasedPagesFile type
1.A review of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ management of biosecurity risks posed by invasive vector mosquitoes, especially Aedes spp., entering or establishing in Australia​.11 May 201768 PDF [5.0 MB]
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​​​​Current reviews

Review titleStatusSubmissions
1.A review of the circumstances leading to the 2017 suspension of uncooked prawn imports into Australia and the biosecurity considerations relevant to future trade in uncooked prawns. In progressClosed
2.A review of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ management of the risks posed by “hitchhikers and contaminants” (biosecurity risk material) associated with cargo containers, transport methods and conveyances (for example, vessels and aircraft). In progressClosed
3.A review of the biosecurity risk management lessons that can be drawn from an analysis of recent (up to 10 years’) terrestrial pest and disease incursions, border breaches and high-risk interceptions into Australia, as well as considering information from other QUAD countries (Canada, New Zealand and USA). In progressClosed
4.A review of the effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ management of biosecurity risks posed by returning Australian forces after offshore deployment and foreign defence forces engaged in military activities in Australian territories.Not yet commencedNot called​
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